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cloudPEST - A python module for cloud-computing deployment of PEST, a program for parameter estimation

Open-File Report 2011-1062

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Abstract

This report documents cloudPEST-a Python module with functions to facilitate deployment of the model-independent parameter estimation code PEST on a cloud-computing environment. cloudPEST makes use of low-level, freely available command-line tools that interface with the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2(TradeMark)) that are unlikely to change dramatically. This report describes the preliminary setup for both Python and EC2 tools and subsequently describes the functions themselves. The code and guidelines have been tested primarily on the Windows(Registered) operating system but are extensible to Linux(Registered).

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
cloudPEST - A python module for cloud-computing deployment of PEST, a program for parameter estimation
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
2011-1062
Edition:
-
Year Published:
2011
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Contributing office(s):
Wisconsin Water Science Center
Description:
iv, 22 p.
Additional Online Files(Y/N):
Y